Family Quotes

Leo tolstoy - happy families are all alike every unhappy family...
Europe is spreading its wings. In freedom. In prosperity. And in peace. It is a truly proud moment for the European Union. It is a triumph for liberty and democracy. To our new members I say: ? Warmly welcome to our family?. Our new Europe is born.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen, (Prime Minister of Denmark) Family photo after the European Council meeting in Copenhagen, 13 December 20

Jerry seinfeld - there is no such thing as fun for the whole...
Only solitary men know the full joys of frienship. Others have their family but to a solitary and an exile, his friends are everything.
Willa Cathe
I wonder if the polite thing to do is always the right thing to do. When I met the family from Japan, they all bowed. I pretended like I was going to bow, but then I just kept going and flipped over on my back. I did this five times. I think they got the point.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
I believe that to meet the challenge of the next century, human beings will have to develop a greater sense of universal responsibility. Each of us must learn to work not just for his or her own self, family or nation, but for the benefit of all mankind.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama, speech? in 1994

There is no such thing as fun for the whole family.
Jerry Seinfeld
I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your service and the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong.
Elizabeth II
Pamela ribon, why girls are weird, 2003 - having a holiday weekend without a family member...
To each other, we were as normal and nice as the smell of bread. We were just a family. In a family even exaggerations make perfect sense.
John Irving
A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.
Ogden Nash
It is about a socialist, anti - Family political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians.
Pat Robertson, The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1993
The changes in the human condition are uncertain and frequent. Many, on whom fortune has bestowed her favours, may trace their family to a more unprosperous station; and many who are now in obscurity, may look back upon the affluence and exalted rank of their ancestors.
Alexander Hamilton, The Farmer Refuted, February 23, 1775
Family means too much, Friends are too valuable, And life is too short, To put - Off sharing with people, How much they really mean to you, And pursuing whatever it is that makes you happy.
Unknown
Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.
Jane Howard, "Families".
Any woman who has a career and a family automatically develops something in the way of two personalities, like two sides of a dollar bill, each different in design. ... Her problem is to keep one from draining the life from the other.
Ivy Baker Priest
Writing is a solitary occupation. Family, friends, and society are the natural enemies of the writer. He must be alone, uninterrupted, and slightly savage if he is to sustain and complete an undertaking.
Jessamyn West
The happiest moments of my life have a been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.
Thomas Jefferson
Only solitary men know the full joys of friendship. Others have their family but to a solitary and an exile his friends are everything.
Warren Gamaliel Harding
The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish.
Pope John Paul II
The family seems to have two predominant functions to provide warmth and love in time of need and to drive each other insane.
Donald G. Smith
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - - The kind of atmosphere that is found in a nuturing family.
Virginia Sati
The family is a court of justice which never shuts down for night or day.
Malcolm De Chazal
There is nothing like a coup de foudre and absorption in family responsibility for maturing the male and pulling his scattered wits together.
Sir V Pritchett
Strangers are just family you have yet to come to know.
Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven
The story of my boyhood and that of my brothers is important only because it could happen in any American family. It did, and will again.
Earl Eisenhowe
Even as the cell is the unit of the organic body, so the family is the unit of society.
Ruth Nanda Anshen
A married man with a family will do anything for money.
Charles De Talleyrand
A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another. If these minds love one another the home will be as beautiful as a flower garden. But if these minds get out of harmony with one another it is like a storm that plays havoc with the garden.
Buddha
The most powerful ties are the ones to the people who gave us birth... it hardly seems to matter how many years have passed, how many betrayals there may have been, how much misery in the family We remain connected, even against our wills.
Anthony Brandt
Many men can make a fortune but very few can build a family.
J. S. Bryan
Dignity is not negotiable. Dignity is the honor of the family.
Vartan Gregorian
Let us make one point, that we meet each other with a smile, when it is difficult to smile. Smile at each other, make time for each other in your family.
Mother Teresa, in her Nobel lecture
We falsely attribute to men a determined character - Putting together all their yesterdays - And averaging them - we presume we know them. Pity the man who has character to support - It is worse than a large family - He is the silent poor indeed.
Henry David Thoreau
If you educate a man you educate a person, but if you educate a woman you educate a family.
Ruby Manikan
Having a place to go - Is a home. Having someone to love - Is a family. Having both - Is a blessing.
Donna Hedges
Family dinners are more often than not an ordeal of nervous indigestion, preceded by hidden resentment and ennui and accompanied by psychosomatic jitters.
M. F. K. Fishe
Nothing counts so much as family, the rest are just strangers. as Nicholas Earpp in Wyatt Earp, 1994.
Gene Hackman
If you begin the day with love in your heart, peace in your nerves, and truth in your mind, you not only benefit by their presence but also bring them to others, to your family and friends, and to all those whose destiny draws across your path that day.
Unknown
Look for the good, not the evil, in the conduct of members of the family.
Jewish Prove